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AHA’s Go Red For Women Research Network

AHA’s Go Red For Women Research Network

Johns Hopkins has been awarded one of five centers that form the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women Research Network. The award for $3.7 million over a four-year period will support work spanning from basic science to population/epidemiology studies. The Hopkins center, entitled Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Female Sex-Hormones and Cyclic(...)

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Preparedness Activities for April

Preparedness Activities for April

The BCU will be participating in two large-scale preparedness activities in April. On April 5, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) will host a Region 3 tabletop exercise at Johns Hopkins to simulate the transport and transfer to Johns Hopkins of out-of-state patients infected with Ebola virus or other high consequence pathogens.(...)

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IDAMS: A New Program for DOM Faculty from InCMed and Carey School


Initial Discovery Assessment and Market Scan (IDAMS) is a program co-sponsored by the Carey Business School and the Department of Medicine’s InCMed program to assist the department’s investigators in assessing their scientific ideas for potential commercialization. Investigators who would like to know if their discoveries might be commercializable are paired with a team of MBA(...)

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Kliment Wins Baurenschmidt Fellowship

Kliment Wins Baurenschmidt Fellowship

Corrine Kliment, fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, was recently awarded the Baurenschmidt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Johns Hopkins Eudowood Board. This one-year award will support her research working to find new pathways to treat COPD. Along with her colleagues in Doug Robinson's lab in the Department of Cell Biology, she has identified a new(...)

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Endoscopy Excels in Patient Experience and Employee Engagement Scores

Endoscopy Excels in Patient Experience and Employee Engagement Scores

*Pictured above: Patricia Gent and Sarah Disney The Endoscopy Unit within the Division of Gastroenterology has been hard at work improving conditions for both patients and employees and the results show. The most recent Gallop survey for patient experience and employee engagement shows a .6 increase in scores, which is especially significant since even a(...)

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IEE Award Winners

IEE Award Winners

The Department of Medicine took home all but three of the Institute for Excellence in Education's (IEE) Awards for Outstanding Achievement at their ceremony last Friday. This is a testament to our department's incredible educators in all stages of their careers. Congratulations to all of the following faculty members: David Kern, professor in the Division of(...)

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Bailey and Nguy Named Division Administrators

Bailey and Nguy Named Division Administrators

Talia Bailey, MBA, MHA, was named the division administrator for the Division of Cardiology in February. A native of Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, Talia came to Baltimore to attend Loyola University where she received both a Bachelor and a Master of Business Administration. She later went on to complete a Master of Health Administration from the University(...)

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The Move to Meyer

The Move to Meyer

After the successful renovation of the Nelson building, the hospital has been busy renovating the 7th, 8th and 9th floors of the Meyer building. In the fall of 2016, patient rooms and some offices currently housed on Halsted 2, 3 and 4 and Osler 2 will move to the Meyer building. Meyer 7 will house the(...)

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Marr Named Vice President of ASCI

Marr Named Vice President of ASCI

Kieren Marr, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chair for innovation and commercialization, was recently elected vice president of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). After serving as vice president for one year, Kieren will progress to president-elect and then president in 2020. The ASCI aims to support the scientific efforts, educational needs(...)

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Misanalysis of Urinalysis: A Teachable Moment

Misanalysis of Urinalysis: A Teachable Moment

ARTICLE: Misanalysis of Urinalysis: A Teachable Moment AUTHORS: Kathryn B. Holroyd, Alexander Rittenberg and Amit Pahwa JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Mar 7. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.0067. [Epub ahead of print] A 64-year-old woman with a history of Bertolotti syndrome causing chronic low back pain presented to the emergency department because she was experiencing medication withdrawal symptoms. She had recently stopped her home(...)

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